Updated to reflect that the Court of Appeal heard the appeal in Kostal UK Ltd v Dunkley and others on 22 May 2019.
XpertHR research looks at employers' provision of annual leave and holiday pay.
In Federación de Servicios de Comisiones Obreras (CCOO) v Deutsche Bank SAE, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) held that EU law means that Spanish legislation should require employers to set up a system to record workers' actual daily working time.
Four in 10 workers wrongly believe they are not entitled to a minimum wage for the time they spend travelling between assignments, highlighting the need for employers to check they are fully compliant with wage rules.
In light of new guidance for local government employers on term-time workers, consultant editor Darren Newman looks for a simple way to calculate the holiday entitlement of employees who work only during school terms.
Updated to include information on Grange v Abellio London Ltd, in which the EAT considered whether or not an award can be made for personal injury for failure to provide rest breaks.
In Network Rail Infrastructure Ltd v Crawford, the Court of Appeal held that, under reg.24 of the Working Time Regulations 1998 (SI 1998/1833), a compensatory rest period need not consist of an uninterrupted 20 minutes provided that it has the same value in terms of contributing to the worker's wellbeing.
The Court of Appeal has ruled that there is no reason why a rest break should be uninterrupted in certain industries, overruling a previous decision in the Employment Appeal Tribunal.
We have restructured and revised our Holiday and holiday pay section of the Employment law manual, to provide a more accessible overview for employers and HR professionals.
Restructured and revised to provide a more accessible overview for employers and HR professionals. See Employment law manual: Holiday and holiday pay section restructured.
HR and legal information and guidance relating to working time.